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All Your Cosmos Questions Answered

All Your Cosmos Questions Answered

Well, maybe not all your questions, and maybe they’ll be more debated than answered, but at the Mysteries of the Cosmos presentation at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium this Friday, you’ll hear such famously smart people as black-hole guru Andrea Ghez of UCLA, solar-system sleuth Mike Brown of Caltech, dark-energy lord Saul Perlmutter of Lawrence Berkleley Lab […]

Vroman's Bestsellers 12/29/2008

Vroman's Bestsellers 12/29/2008

Hardcover Fiction A Mercy, Toni Morrison Private Patient, PD James Scarpetta, Patricia Cornwell City of Thieves, David Benioff Netherland, Joseph O’Neill Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Shaffer Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri 2666, Robert Bolano Cross Country, James Patterson The Host, Stephenie Meyer Hardcover Non-Fiction Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch […]

Vroman's Bestsellers 12/22/2008

Vroman's Bestsellers 12/22/2008

Hardcover Fiction Private Patient, PD James A Mercy, Toni Morrison Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie, Mary Shaffer Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri The Hour I First Believed, Wally Lamb City of Thieves, David Benioff Cross Country, James Patterson Scarpetta, Patricia Cornwell Netherland, Joseph O’Neill Hardcover Non-Fiction Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell […]

Scones

Scones

I only lived in London for a short while, but it was long enough for the charm of a simple, perfect scone to haunt my dreams. Back here in Pasadena, I have been working hard to try to find an acceptable replacement to the joys of the ones at the Savoy on the Strand or the Mock Turtle […]

Dawn of the Pasadena Blog

Dawn of the Pasadena Blog

Three years ago, I decided that Pasadena was so cool that it deserved its own book, and so I rounded up a group of smart, funny, connected writer friends to help me make it happen. Two years ago, we published Hometown Pasadena, which became a small-town sensation, setting local sales records and bringing the authors […]

Ask a Coach

Ask a Coach

Most California natives wouldn’t know a lacrosse stick if it cracked them across the shins — lacrosse has traditionally been the game of choice for highly bred East Coast kids who model for Ralph Lauren in their spare time. But seemingly overnight, everyone in Pasadena is talking about the sport, and every 13-year-old boy wants […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 12/07/08

Vroman’s Bestsellers 12/07/08

Hardcover Fiction Private Patient, PD James A Mercy ,Toni Morrison Story of Edgar Sawtelle, David Wroblewski Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie, Mary Shaffer Scarpetta, Patricia Cornwell The Brass Verdict, Michael Connelly 2666, Roberto Bolano Arctic Drift, Clive Cussler The Hour I First Believed, Wally Lamb A Most Wanted Man, John Le Carre Hardcover Non-Fiction […]

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